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L.A. Takedown

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L.A. Takedown, also called L.A. Crimewave and Made in L.A., is a 1989 crime thriller. [1]

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Al Pacino

Alfredo James Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American actor and filmmaker.

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Alex McArthur

Alex McArthur (born March 6, 1957) is an American actor.

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All Media Network

All Media Network (formerly All Media Guide (AMG) and AllRovi) is an American company that owns and maintains AllMusic, AllMovie, AllGame (until its closure in 2014), SideReel and Celebified.

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An all-star (also stylized as All-Star) team is a group of people all having a high level of performance in their field.

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Armored car (valuables)

An armored car (or armored cash transport car, security van) is an armored van or truck, used in transporting valuables, such as large quantities of money (especially for banks or retail companies).

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Billy Idol

William Michael Albert Broad (born 30 November 1955), known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor.

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Blogger (service)

Blogger is a blog-publishing service that allows multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries.

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Box Office Mojo

Founded in 1999, Box Office Mojo tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, and publishes the data on its website.

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Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

is an American actor, sports physiologist, martial artist, and stuntman of Japanese descent.

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Chuck Adamson

Charles Fredrick "Chuck" Adamson (June 11, 1936 – February 22, 2008) was an American police officer who became a television producer and screenwriter.

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Cinematography (also called Direction of Photography) is the science or art of motion-picture photography by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as film stock.

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Clarence Gilyard

Clarence Alfred Gilyard Jr. (born December 24, 1955) is an American actor, college professor, and author who has been featured in movies, television and regional theatre since 1980.

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Crime film

Crime cinema, in the broadest sense, is a cinematic genre inspired by and analogous to the crime fiction literary genre.

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Crime Story (TV series)

Crime Story is an American television drama, created by Chuck Adamson and Gustave Reininger, that premiered in 1986 on NBC, where it ran for two seasons.

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Cult film

A cult film or cult movie, also commonly referred to as a cult classic, is a film that has acquired a cult following.

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Daniel Baldwin

Daniel Leroy Baldwin (born October 5, 1960) is an American actor, director and producer.

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Diane Venora

Diane Venora (born August 10, 1952) is an American stage, television and film actress.

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Draft document

Drafting is the preliminary stage of a written work in which the author begins to develop a more cohesive product.

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Dry run (testing)

A dry run (or a practice run) is a testing process where the effects of a possible failure are intentionally mitigated.

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Ely Pouget

Elizabeth "Ely" Pouget (born August 30, 1961) is an American actress and former model.

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Empire (film magazine)

Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.

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Ensemble cast

An ensemble cast is made up of cast members in which multiple principal actors and performers are assigned roughly equal amounts of importance and screen time in a dramatic production.

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Film score

A film score (also sometimes called background score, background music, film soundtrack, film music, or incidental music) is original music written specifically to accompany a film.

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Flixster was an American social movie site for discovering new movies, learning about movies, and meeting others with similar tastes in movies.

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Google News Archive

Google News Archive is an extension of Google News that provides free access to scanned archives of newspapers and links to other newspaper archives on the web, both free and paid.

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Guardian Media Group

Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British mass media company owning various media operations including The Guardian and The Observer.

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Hal Erickson (author)

Harold "Hal" Erickson (born 1950) is a media historian who was a senior editor at AllRovi for 15 years starting in 1994 when it was known as "All Movies".

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Heat (1995 film)

Heat is a 1995 American crime film written, co-produced and directed by Michael Mann, and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Val Kilmer.

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IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.

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IndieWire (sometimes stylized as indieWIRE or Indiewire) is a film industry and review website that was established in 1996.

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James Dean

James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955) was an American actor.

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Juan Fernández de Alarcon

Juan de Jesús Fernández de Alarcón (born December 13, 1956) is a Dominican actor best known for his roles as the evil character in his movies.

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L.A. Woman (song)

"L.A. Woman" is a song by American rock band the Doors.

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Laura Harrington

Laura Harrington (born April 29, 1958) is an American actress.

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Los Angeles Police Department

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), officially the City of Los Angeles Police Department, is the police department of Los Angeles.

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Miami Vice

Miami Vice is an American television crime drama series created by Anthony Yerkovich and executive produced by Michael Mann for NBC.

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Michael Mann

Michael Kenneth Mann (born February 5, 1943) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer of film and television who is best known for his distinctive brand of stylized crime drama.

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Michael Rooker

Michael Rooker (born April 6, 1955) is an American actor, best known for his breakout role as Henry in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986), as well as his roles as Terry Cruger in Sea of Love (1989), Rowdy Burns in Days of Thunder (1990), Bill Broussard in JFK (1991), Hal Tucker in Cliffhanger (1993), Jared Svenning in Mallrats (1995), Merle Dixon in The Walking Dead (2010–2013), and Yondu Udonta in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and its sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017).

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Mykelti Williamson

Michael T. "Mykelti" Williamson is an American actor best known for his roles in the films Forrest Gump and Con Air, and the television shows Boomtown, 24, and Justified.

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The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

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Patrick Markey

Patrick Markey is an American film and television producer.

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Peter Dobson

Peter Dobson (born July 19, 1964 in Red Bank, New Jersey) is an American actor who has starred in the films Sing, The Frighteners, Drowning Mona, The Poseidon Adventure and Last Exit to Brooklyn.

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Pre-production is the process of fixing some of the elements involved in a film, play, or other performance.

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Problem gambling

Problem gambling (or ludomania, but usually referred to as "gambling addiction" or "compulsive gambling") is an urge to gamble continuously despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to stop.

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R. D. Call


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Richard Chaves

Richard John Chaves (born October 9, 1951) is an American actor.

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Robert De Niro

Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor, producer, and director.

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RogerEbert.com is an American website that archives film reviews written by film critic Roger Ebert for the Chicago Sun-Times and also shares other critics' reviews and essays.

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Ronald Víctor García

Ronald Víctor García is an American cinematographer and film director.

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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.

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Scott Plank

Scott Chapman Plank (November 11, 1958 — October 24, 2002) was an American actor, best known for playing Nick Reardon on Melrose Place, and as Wiley Farrell on Air America.

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SnagFilms is a website that offers advertising-supported documentary and independent films.

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Ted Levine

Frank Theodore "Ted" Levine (born May 29, 1957) is an American actor.

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Television film

A television film (also known as a TV movie, TV film, television movie, telefilm, telemovie, made-for-television movie, made-for-television film, direct-to-TV movie, direct-to-TV film, movie of the week, feature-length drama, single drama and original movie) is a feature-length motion picture that is produced for, and originally distributed by or to, a television network, in contrast to theatrical films, which are made explicitly for initial showing in movie theaters.

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Television pilot

A television pilot (also known as a pilot or a pilot episode and sometimes marketed as a tele-movie) is a standalone episode of a television series that is used to sell the show to a television network.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.

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The Last of the Mohicans (1992 film)

The Last of the Mohicans is a 1992 American epic historical drama film set in 1757 during the French and Indian War.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Tuscaloosa News

The Tuscaloosa News is a daily newspaper serving Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, and the surrounding area in west central Alabama.

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TheGuardian.com, formerly known as Guardian.co.uk and Guardian Unlimited, is a British news and media website owned by the Guardian Media Group.

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Thief (film)

Thief is a 1981 American neo-noir crime film written, produced and directed by Michael Mann in his feature film debut.

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Thriller (genre)

Thriller is a broad genre of literature, film and television, having numerous, often overlapping subgenres.

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Turner Broadcasting System

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is an American media conglomerate that is part of AT&T's WarnerMedia, and manages the collection of cable television networks and properties initiated or acquired by Ted Turner.

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Turner Classic Movies

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is an American movie-oriented pay-TV network operated by Turner Broadcasting System. Launched in 1994, TCM is headquartered at Turner's Techwood broadcasting campus in the Midtown business district of Atlanta, Georgia. Historically, the channel's programming consisted mainly of classic theatrically released feature films from the Turner Entertainment film library – which comprises films from Warner Bros. Pictures (covering films released before 1950) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (covering films released before May 1986). However, TCM now has licensing deals with other Hollywood film studios as well as its WarnerMedia sister company, Warner Bros. (which now controls the Turner Entertainment library and its own later films), and occasionally shows more recent films. The channel is available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Latin America, France, Spain, the Nordic countries, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

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Val Kilmer

Val Edward Kilmer (born December 31, 1959) is an American actor.

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Walter Hill

Walter Hill (born January 10, 1942) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Wide release

In the American motion picture industry, a wide release is a motion picture that is playing nationally.

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Xander Berkeley

Alexander Harper Berkeley (born December 16, 1955) is an American actor.

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